On July 26, YA and Willow Springs Organic Farm co-hosted a (stellar) farm tour and potluck. I first meet farmer Willy Fuder about a year ago, working on a small-scale agriculture education project. After hearing about the project, Willy reaches out. He wants in on helping to equip and support new farmers. Five years into his own farm journey, he is bursting to share his knowledge and experience with others. From the first, his passion for growing synergy among our region’s food system builders is plain. A year later, working with YA, I cross my fingers that Willy will be … Continue reading Kootenay YA Dispatch: Willow Springs
What: Young agrarians everywhere, gather with us for a true taste of the Kootenays… pizza, wood-fired in a collaboratively-designed, collectively-built, decidedly beautiful cob rocket stove on a permaculture smallholding nestled in the Slocan Valley! When: Thursday, August 7th, from 5:30pm on Where: Tricycle Acres, Winlaw, Kootenays, BC What to bring: Pizza toppings and a salad or dessert (Our hosts are graciously providing the dough!) Tricylce Acres is a family homestead whose story is in many ways typically Kootenay. In 2010, Shauna and Dylan, two former-Calgary kids and their daughter came to the Slocan in search of a simpler, truer, more creative … Continue reading August 7: Tricycle Acres Rocket Stove Pizza Party
Date: Sunday, April 27th, starts at 3:30pm Location: Left Fields Farm – 706 Elson Road, Sorrento, British Columbia V0E 2W1 The South Interior Young Agrarians hub is kicking off the growing season with a farm and brewery tour, including a tasting of Crannog’s beer. Potluck to follow: bring a dish to share and tools to eat with! Weather permitting there will be a bonfire as well- musical instruments encouraged. Beer will be available after the tasting by donation. Bring your minds! We hope to have some discussions on where our local food system is going and what we as agrarians can … Continue reading Young Agrarians Potluck at Left Fields Farm and Crannog Ales!